Why Land Securities is betting big on low-carbon future for commercial property

Madeleine Cuff
clock
Why Land Securities is betting big on low-carbon future for commercial property

From installing a mini power station inside the 'Walkie Talkie' tower to testing solar PV 'cling film' on shopping centres, Land Securities is harnessing pioneering technology to meet new science-based carbon targets

Hidden away beneath the gleaming glass of 20 Fenchurch Street - the 525ft tower dubbed the "Walkie Talkie" - there lies a mini power station pumping out low-carbon heat and electricity to the building's...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join now

 

Already a BusinessGreen
member?

Login

More on Buildings

'Green medal table': Government announces funding win for UK sports centres

'Green medal table': Government announces funding win for UK sports centres

Over 100 sports centres have been awarded funding through the £1bn Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme

James Murray
clock 26 November 2021 • 3 min read
Aviva launches new build-to-rent portfolio of sustainable housing

Aviva launches new build-to-rent portfolio of sustainable housing

In partnership with Packaged Living, the asset management branch of Aviva aims to provide an affordable solution to housing demand in the UK

clock 25 November 2021 • 2 min read
Green Finance Institute unveils plan to boost EU's building renovation finance market

Green Finance Institute unveils plan to boost EU's building renovation finance market

Group launches Coalition for Energy Efficiency of Buildings Europe in bid to unlock much-needed private financing for green building renovations

Cecilia Keating
clock 24 November 2021 • 3 min read